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  • Posted: Nov 15, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2022
  • LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models. We also carry out sexual and reproductive ...
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    Senior Research Officer


    Qualifications, Training & Knowledge

    • MSc/MPhil in a relevant discipline in health and social sciences with at least Upper second/ 2.1 Honours in their MSc/MPhil degree (e.g. Public Health, Social sciences).
    • Understanding of health issues, services and systems in Low and Middle-Income countries (LMICs)
    • Training at Masters level in health systems research methods, including critical appraisal  and application of theoretical frameworks to drive effective change


    • Experience in successful delivery of mixed methods health systems research studies. 
    • Experience with theory based evaluations will be an added advantage.
    • Experience carrying our health systems research in Kenya.
    • Experienced and competent in advanced analysis of qualitative data e.g. NVivo, Atlas.ti, etc. Experience in quantitative analysis will be an added advantage. 
    • Experienced and competent in delivery of implementation science driven projects in the health sector
    • Experience in publishing in journals in the area of health systems research
    • Experience in project supervision, including training and leading teams of research assistants 

    Skills & Behaviours

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels in English and Swahili
    • Demonstrable attention to detail and accuracy, leading to high quality control of research data and results
    • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to achieve research objectives independent of day to day supervision
    • Ability to work as an integral, productive and co-operative member of a multidisciplinary team in a flexible and competent manner 
    • Excellent financial management skills, with the ability to manage the project within allocated budgets, as well as plan and forecast budgets and activities
    • Excellent people management skills
    • Excellent communication skills suitable for the management of, and liaisonwith, amulti-disciplinary, multi-cultural and multinational team
    • Ability to perform role in a manner that is diplomatic yet firm, decisive and
    • Flexible approach to work, with a willingness to engage in activities outside ofdirect skillset
    • Ability to work independently and demonstrate the ability to be able to leadothers
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with people at all levels and across cultures

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to by November 25, 2022. The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

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